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Janelle Commissiong

Trinidad & Tobago

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Miss Universe Japan opens up about her racist critics

Mashable
There have only been a handful of black Miss Universe winners in the past, the first being Janelle Commissiong from Trinidad and Tobago in 1977. The first Miss Universe pageant was held in 1952. Statistics aside, racist remarks in the pageant world are ...

1977 Miss Universe Winner Janelle Commissiong News

A snapshot of iconic Black women

Chron.com
While the names seldom appear in headlines, their impact has been longlasting. In honor of Black History month, Chron.com scratches the surface on just few of Black women trailblazers of the past century. Check out the slideshow above to see just a ...

1977 Miss Universe Winner Janelle Commissiong News

Does This Look Like A Beauty Queen To You?

Refinery29
In case you missed it, Paulina Vega (a.k.a. Miss Colombia) was crowned Miss Universe 2015 this past Sunday. Typically, the annual pageant comes and goes with very little drama. Some will watch, others will mutter over the idea of judging women based on ...


1977 Miss Universe Winner Janelle Commissiong News

Miss Colombia Wins Pageant; Miss Jamaica Wins Twitter?

NPR
Jamaica is a nation of just under three million people, though the first black Miss Universe was from an even smaller island nation: Janelle Commissiong — of Trinidad and Tobago — won the title in 1977. In contrast, 48-million-population Colombia has ...

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